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Contributor Larry Doyle has figured out an interesting way to take a summer vacation cycling across Europe yet still staying in touch with the Microsoft 365 Nation! (Full disclosure: his trip is partially sponsored by StorageCraft,

New customers are harder to reach than ever before, but we will reveal what strategies and tactics really work and exactly what steps to take in what order to get the best ROI from your marketing investment and

Contributor Andrew Bettany takes the lead on focusing on the second leg of the Microsoft 365 product stack: Windows. Bettany has just shipped an exam cram on MD-100 and we’re the first community to interview him about it. This exam for IT Pros and MSPs focuses on planning, deployment and, to a lesser extent, on-going administration.

Contributor Larry Doyle jumps up to the Big Leagues this month with an infrastructure conversation that touches on hyper convergence, etc. It’s about using big tools to put it all into a single pane of glass.

Contributor Alex Fields, on to watch on the way up, has a heart. Much of his writing and analysis beyond his day job as an MSP engineering-type, concerns helping other MSPs and IT Pros be successful.

Alexander Klimburg’s speech at Black Hat was well received and combined hacking, security and geopolitical topics. In this 1:1 interview after his presentation, Klimburg shares the six stages of cyber warfare and much more.

Contributor Kew Dwight offers a deeper dive on MSPs as security targets by the “bad guys.” The whole point is that MSPs have been identified by ransomware hackers as attractive targets.

A new twist on security conversations with these topics. Cryptojacking (also called malicious cryptomining) is an emerging online threat that hides on a computer or mobile device and uses the machine’s resources to “mine” forms of online money known as cryptocurrencies.

Regular contributor Ken Dwight has out done himself this month! He’s reached into his rich content library to share a topic that applies to everyone – you as an individual and as a Managed Services Provider (MSP).

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Bethesda, Maryland – August 20, 2019 – The ASCII Group, a membership-based community of independent North American MSPs, VARs and Solution Providers, is pleased to announce the upcoming dates and cities for its 2020 IT Success Summit Series.